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2015-11-04 23:47:02 Post No. 7638219
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If you where to go in an elevator step on a scale and go down you would "weight less" Because of the normal force being reduced.
Is this because since force is mass times acceleration and when you go down you accelerate downward therefor cancelling out the normal force? Also what if you stopped accelerating and went at a negative velocity (Downward) would the normal force already be cancelled out from before and not come back?Also what if you where to move faster than gravity (-9.81) would you experience a "negative normal force" or like complete cancellation of normal force and a new force pushing you upward?
Am I at least close?